Didier de Jaeger is a member of ECES Strategic and Advisory Committee, as of January 2021.
Born in 1956 in Brussels, Didier De Jaeger is currently CEO and Director of Altavia Europe, a communications agency specialising in retail with a presence in all European countries, Asia, Africa and North America.
He is also Chairman of Nouvelle Hôtellerie, a small hotel group that owns and operates hotels in France, Switzerland and Belgium.
From 1993 to 2013, he was Managing Director of the advertising and digital communication agency Kadratura, President of the communication agency Troy, born from the merger of the Kadratura and Troie agencies, and Executive Partner of Emakina Group.
In 2013, he created the Foundation “Ceci n’est pas une crise”, that pursue strategic solutions by consolidating the expertise of all relevant actors in the different fields.
Didier de Jaeger was Managing Partner of the Censydiam Europe market research firm from 1988 to 1993 and Managing Partner of the consulting firm De Jaeger & Stoops from 1984 to 1988.
Prior to that, he worked as a copywriter and strategic planner for several international advertising agencies including McCann-Erickson, Young & Rubicam and J. Walter Thompson. He was also a lecturer at the University of Louvain (Louvain School of Management and Department of Communication) from 1995 to 2009.
Didier holds a Master degree in Social Psichology from the ULB, Université Libre de Bruxelles (1984); for 15 years from 1994-2019 he was also Visiting Professor at UCL Université Chatolique de Louvain.